Schematic Design of Catskills Pond House

We’ve started schematic design on a contemporary pond house located on the picturesque property of the House in the Catskills. Envisioned as a seasonal-use structure, the proposed Pond House has a permeable assembly of pine-tar stained cedar, which, through large operable panels on the south and east faces, can be fully opened to provide a sheltered, outdoor experience. By contrast, we’ve proposed a very light interior palette of back-lit white acrylic and Moroccan tile. Programmatically, the Pond House will host a small wetbar with adjacent lounge seating fronting a wood-burning stove for spring and fall. At the far end, space for dining and relaxation will be accommodated. While not in use recreationally, it will also serve to store kayaks and other equipment. Please stay tuned for further developments on this exciting project to be completed fall of 2012!